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Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
violence. japan has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. the basic premise of those laws if you want to own a gun, good luck. japan's firearm and swords control law states, no person shall possess a firearm. before listing a few narrow exceptions for hunters and other categories. for the brave view still willing to apply for one, they face an intricately designed bureaucratic obstacle course. just ask rick saka, a former u.s. marine living on mt. fuji, he says he's one of only a handful of foreigners in japan to legally own a gun. back at his house, he showed us the binders full of paper work he's had to deal with over the years, they were a bit overwhelming even to explain. >> what all do you have to do? >> initially, want to help me? >> saka took over 20 hours of lectures, a written test a shooting range class and he passed a criminal background check. a doctor gave him a full physical and psychological exam. he also visited the police station more than five times where he was interviewed in an interrogation room. >> are you having any problems with alcohol, are you having any
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